25th Anniv. Moment: Skrillex – July, 2011 [Interview]

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Originally published: July 2011 Burbank, Calif.—Just look at him—smoking a cigarette, sporting his massive hipster lenses and goth-kid cargo pants as he steps outside a rented soundstage, where he’s preparing for his Coachella performance in a few days. Depending on where you lie in the ...

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25th Anniv. Moment – iZotope Stutter Edit [Breakthrough Product]

Originally published: July 2011 Boston-based company iZotope has a solid reputation for making versatile and powerful plug-ins that won’t break the bank. DJ-artist/sound designer Brian Transeau (aka BT) has long been known for creating innovative electronic music, while staying at the ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: Richie Hawtin – Nov, 2001 [Interview]

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20/20 VISION: Richie Hawtin Sees The Future of DJing: Less Perspiration, More Innovation. Originally published: November 2011 The irony in not lost on Richie Hawtin. As a minimalist, no electronic artist has done more for dance music by doing less. An as a technophile’s technophile, not ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: A-Trak – Jan, 2007 [Interview]

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Battles Behind Him, A-Trak Pushes Turntablism’s Boundaries, Finds His Comfort Zone With Kanye West Originally published: Jan, 2007 In some artistic circles, topping oneself isn’t really a challenge anymore. Case in point: Montreal’s DJ A-Trak. Why? By the time he was old enough to vote, ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: The Roots – Jan, 1997 [Interview]

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Longtime Philly Crew Finally Gets Its Props on “Illadelph Halflife” Album Originally Published: January, 1997 The Roots are here! Trust me, if you’ve been getting reports since 1993 about this group from Philadelpia like I have, then I’d say they must have some kind of ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: Nas – May, 1994 [Interview]

New York Newcomer Hooks Up With All-Star Producer On “Illmatic” Debut LP Originally published: May 1994 Perhaps it an be attributed to something funky in the water, but there’s been a steady flow of talented MCs and DJs who have streamed out of the mighty borough of Queens, N.Y., over the past ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: Daft Punk – May, 2001 [Interview]

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One More Time: Four Years After Its Filter Filled Splashdown, Daft Punk Returns With Discovery – Complete House Beats, Disco Sweeps and, Yes, Plenty of Vocoders Originally published: May 2001 Taking their name from a review in an English music tabloid that described the indie rock band ...

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